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Invisible Impact: The Risk of Ionizing Radiation on Cath Lab Staff

Posted on December 17, 2014 by in Our Blog with Comments Off on Invisible Impact: The Risk of Ionizing Radiation on Cath Lab Staff

This video tells the story of one of the world’s most prominent heart surgeons, Edward Diethrich, and the career-altering health issues he has faced as a result of chronic, low-level exposure to ionising radiation through his work.

Scatter radiation has cut short many successful careers and caused multiple long-term and debilitating health problems for thousands of minimally-protected physicians and staff. The frightening thing is, scatter radiation exposure is cumulative and can’t be reversed once it begins.

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